(The after-school commentary remains a constant source of smiles for me, Designated Driver.)

Mr12: (discussing the Nintendo 3DS he would like for his upcoming birthday) : It's coming out on the 27th. It's going to be really cool.

MissEight: And then I should get your DSi XL. [CouchTeen] took my DS because of the "incident."

Mr12: You mean when you used a scissors for a stylus on his DS. You stabbed it.

MissEight: We need not speak of this.


(MissEight and I get out of the car and walk over to the coffeehouse. She is skipping.)

MissEight: I'm so happy we live in a place with so many condiments!